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It is official!!! International Tekkie Tax Day is around the corner, and this year you will be Mezzz-merized by what we have in store for you!


South Africa – Tekkie Tax has become a household name over the past six years. This year, International Tekkie Tax Day will be celebrated on Friday, 31 May 2019, and you have to make sure that you are properly “Tekkie-tized”!

It is as easy as 1… 2… 3!

  1. Choose your sticker for a cause close to your heart. You can choose from Animals, Bring Hope, Children, Disability and Education.
  2. Get your water-removable FDA approved “Happy” tattoo.
  3. Add the new Tekkie Tax badge to your collection.
  4. Mezzz-merize your Tekkies with a set of the brand-new Tekkie Tax hickies (silicone shoelaces).
  5. Get your 2019 Campaign t-shirt, and
  6. Voila!! You are ready for International Tekkie Tax Day!

Tekkie Tax is fast becoming SA’s most significant fundraising campaign for more than 300 local welfare organisations. The campaign is fun, funky, trendy, innovative, unique and successful.

The campaign started off in 2013, and since its inception, Tekkie Tax has already raised almost R40million. There are currently 12 National Alliance Partners, and they represent more than a 1 500 local non-profit organisations. They are Various SPCA Organisations; SAVF, Families SA, Lifeline SA, Various Child Welfare Organisations, SOS Children’s Villages, Epilepsy SA, Down Syndrome SA, and CANSA.

What will it cost?

  • Stickers/tattoo – R10
  • Tekkie Tax Button – R15
  • Tekkie Tax Hickie shoelaces – a set of 10 (2 x 5 colours) is only R40.
  • T-shirts – get a 2019 Black Campaign t-shirt (adults R100 and kiddies R80)

The media, a whole bunch of amazing celebrities, hundreds of companies and thousands of individuals have pledged their support to this campaign. Tekkie Tax hopes to add you to this list!

So … Just allow yourself to be Mezzz-merized in 2019! Proudly wear your sticker of choice and your Tekkies on Friday, 31 May. No excuse – join the fun and support International Tekkie Tax Day!

This is why South Africa will be wearing tekkies this Friday!

Sources: Tekkie Tax 
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